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Eric Pop

Eric Pop

(epop at stanford dot edu) is a Professor of Electrical Engineering (EE) and Materials Science & Engineering (by courtesy) at Stanford, where he leads the SystemX Heterogeneous Integration focus area. He was previously on the faculty of UIUC (2007-13) and worked at Intel (2005-07). His research interests are at the intersection of electronics, nanomaterials, and energy. He received his PhD in EE from Stanford (2005) and three degrees from MIT (MEng and BS in EE, BS in Physics). His awards include the 2010 PECASE from the White House, the highest honor given by the US government to early-career scientists and engineers. He is also a recipient of Young Investigator Awards from the Navy, Air Force, NSF CAREER and DARPA, and of several best paper/poster and teaching/advising awards. In 2018, he was named one of the world's Highly Cited Researchers by Web of Science. He was General Chair of the IEEE Device Research Conference (DRC), and has served on program committees of the VLSI, MRS, IEDM, and APS conferences. In his spare time he tries to avoid injuries while snowboarding and in a past life he was a DJ at KZSU 90.1, from 2000-04. [CV]


Sam Vaziri

Dr. Sam Vaziri

(vaziris at stanford dot edu)
Sam received his Ph.D. in Nanoelectronics from KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm (2016). He holds MSc/BSc in Solid State Physics and a MSc in Nanotechnology. He is now a post-doc at Stanford focusing on in-plane and cross-plane transport in 2D-material heterostructures and their applications. He received the Wallenberg Postdoctoral Fellowship in 2016, and the IEEE Electron Device Society Ph.D. student Fellowship in 2014.

Kevin Brenner

Dr. Kevin Brenner

(brennerk at stanford dot edu)
Kevin received his Ph.D. (2013), M.S. (2009), and B.S. (2007) in Electrical Engineering from Georgia Tech. He is now a post-doc at Stanford focusing on low-dimensional materials and sensors. He is a recipient of the Intelligence Community Postdoctoral Fellowship and, as the previous founder of a nanoelectronics startup, has been awarded small business (SBIR) grants from the NSF, U.S Air Force, and U.S. Missile Defense Agency.

Alwin Daus

Dr. Alwin Daus

(dausa at stanford dot edu)
Alwin received his Ph.D. (2018) in EE from ETH Zurich and his B.Sc./M.Sc. from Braunschweig University of Technology. He did internships at Princeton (Surface Chemistry), Bosch (MEMS) and Philips (OLED). He is now a post-doc at Stanford studying flexible and low-power electronic devices based on 2D materials and resistive switching mechanisms. He is a recipient of the Early Postdoc.Mobility Fellowship from the Swiss National Science Foundation.

Sanchit Deshmukh

Sanchit Deshmukh

(sanchitd at stanford dot edu)
Sanchit received his B.Tech. and M.Tech. (dual degree) in EE from IIT Bombay (2013) and is now pursuing his Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. He worked on selector devices for non volatile memory while at IIT Bombay. His research interests include resistive switching and phase change memories and he is currently studying interface properties of resistive memory with various electrodes including metals, graphene and carbon nanotubes.

Chris Neumann

Chris Neumann

(neumann9 at stanford dot edu)
Chris received his B.S. (2012) in ECE from UIUC and his M.S. (2015) in EE from Stanford. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in EE at Stanford co-advised by Prof. H.-S. Phillip Wong. His research interests include 2D materials, such as graphene and MoS2, as well as resistive switching and phase change memory devices. Currently, Chris is working to combine these two technologies to create novel device structures.

Lily Xu

Runjie (Lily) Xu

(runjiexu at stanford dot edu)
Lily received her B.S. (2014) from Tsinghua and M.S. (2016) from Stanford in EE, where she is now pursuing her Ph.D. Lily also worked as a visiting undergraduate at Notre Dame and MIT, studying MoS2 fabrication and carbon nanotubes. Her research is currently focused on the thermal properties of extreme bandgap semicondutors (xBGS) and 2D transition metal dichalcogenides (TMDs) and devices using 3-omega method, Raman thermometry, etc.

Stephanie Bohaichuk

Stephanie Bohaichuk 

(sbohaich at stanford dot edu)
Stephanie received her BS (2014) in Engineering Physics from the University of Alberta and is currently pursuing her M.S. and Ph.D in EE at Stanford. Her current research focuses on the fabrication of electrical and optical devices using vanadium dioxide and carbon nanotubes. She is the recipient of a Stanford Graduate Fellowship, and of the Best Poster Award at DRC 2018.

Isha Datye

Isha Datye

(idatye at stanford dot edu)
Isha received her B.S. in Electrical Engineering from UIUC (2014) and her M.S. in EE from Stanford (2016). She is currently pursuing her Ph.D. in EE, focusing on strain engineering of transport and phase transitions in 2D transition metal dichalcogenides. She is the recipient of the NSF and NDSEG Graduate Fellowships, and co-recipient (with Alex Gabourie) of the Best Poster Award at DRC 2016.

Connor McClellan

Connor McClellan

(cjmcc at stanford dot edu)
Connor received his B.S. in Electrical and Computer Engineering from UT Austin (2015) and is now pursuing his M.S. and Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. His research focuses on the fabrication and characterization of 2D material heterostructures. He is a recipient of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, and of two Best Presentation Awards at TechCon 2017 and 2018.

Alex Gabourie

Alexander Gabourie

(gabourie at stanford dot edu)
Alex received his B.S. (2014) in EE from Univ. Wisconsin-Madison and his M.S. (2017) in EE from Stanford. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D., investigating thermal properties of 2D materials at interfaces & in heterostructures using nanoscale simulations. He is a recipient of the NDSEG Fellowship, co-recipient (with Isha Datye) of the Best Poster Award at DRC 2016, and co-recipient (with Saurabh Suryavanshi) of the Best Paper Award at IEEE Nano 2017.

Michelle Chen

Michelle Chen

(chenme at stanford dot edu)
Michelle received her B.S. (2015) in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science (EECS) and Materials Science & Engineering (MSE) from UC Berkeley. She is now pursuing her M.S. and Ph.D in MSE at Stanford. Her current research focuses on the fabrication and characterization of 2D materials and devices for use in thermal management. She is a recipient of the NSF Graduate Fellowship.

Victoria Chen

Victoria Chen

(vchen3 at stanford dot edu)
Victoria received her B.S. (2016) in Engineering Science from Penn State and is now pursuing her M.S. and Ph.D in EE at Stanford. Her research interests include the fabrication of nanomaterials and the study of their thermal and electrical properties for thermoelectric applications. She is the recipient of a Stanford Graduate Fellowship.

Connor Bailey

Connor Bailey

(csbailey at stanford dot edu)
Connor received his B.S. (2016) with honors in Materials Science and Engineering from UIUC and his M.S. (2018) in EE from Stanford, where he is currently also pursuing his PhD. His current research involves the growth and characterization of 2D transition metal selenides for use in electronic devices. He is a recipient of the NSF Graduate Fellowship.

Ryan Grady

Ryan Grady

(rgrady5 at stanford dot edu)
Ryan received his B.S. with highest honors in Electrical and Computer Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) in 2017, and is now pursuing his M.S. and Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. His research interests include the growth of transition metal sulfides and their characterization at the material and transistor level. He is a recipient of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship.

Kirstin Schauble

Kirstin Schauble

(kschaub at stanford dot edu)
Kirstin received her B.S. in ECE from Seattle University in 2017 where she also competed as a Division 1 volleyball player. She is currently pursuing her M.S. and Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. Her current research focuses on 2D materials for next-generation transistors, with a general interest in sensing and low-power computing applications. She is a recipient of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship and Stanford Graduate Fellowship.

Cagil Koroglu

Cagil Koroglu

(koroglu at stanford dot edu)
Cagil (Chuck) received his B.S. in EEE (2016) and Physics (2017) from Middle East Technical University, and is now pursuing his M.S. and Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. His current research interests include nanoscale thermometry, thermal modeling, and using nanomaterials for thermal solutions in nanoscale devices and 3D ICs. Together with Michelle Chen, Cagil received a Best Poster Award at the SRC ASCENT Annual Review in 2018.

Asir Khan

Asir Khan

(asir at stanford dot edu)
Asir received his B.Sc (2016) and M.Sc (2018) in EE from B.U.E.T. and is currently pursuing his Ph.D. in EE at Stanford. He is interested in the fabrication, electronic and thermal transport characterization of emerging 2D materials (for ultra-thin temperature sensors) and of interfacial phase-change memory (for low power data storage).


Past Members (Alumni)

Post-Docs and Thesis Recipients:
Dr. Aditya Sood, post-doc (2018)
Prof. Miguel Muñoz Rojo, post-doc (2016-18)
Prof. Eilam Yalon, post-doc (2015-18)
Dr. Michal Mleczko, post-doc (2017)
Prof. Feng Xiong, post-doc (2013-16)
Dr. Zuanyi Li, post-doc (2014-15)
Dr. Yong Cheol Shin, post-doc (2014-16)
Dr. Ashkan Behnam, post-doc (2010-13)
Dr. Myung-Ho Bae, post-doc (2009-11)

Dr. Saurabh Suryavanshi, Ph.D. EE (2018)
Dr. Kirby Smithe, Ph.D. EE (2018)
Dr. Ning Wang, Ph.D. EE (2018)
Dr. Feifei Lian, Ph.D. EE (2018)
Dr. Chris English, Ph.D. EE (2017)
Dr. Michal Mleczko, Ph.D. EE (2016)
Dr. Zuanyi Li, Ph.D. Physics (2015)
Prof. Sharnali Islam, Ph.D. ECE (2015)
Dr. Enrique Carrion, Ph.D. ECE (2015)
Dr. Andrey Serov, Ph.D. ECE (2014)
Dr. Kyle Grosse, Ph.D. MechSE (2014)
Dr. Vincent Dorgan, Ph.D. ECE (2014)
Prof. Feng Xiong, Ph.D. ECE (2014)
Dr. Joshua Wood, Ph.D. ECE (2013)
Prof. David Estrada, Ph.D. ECE (2013)
Dr. Albert Liao, Ph.D. ECE (2012)
Dr. Zhun-Yong Ong, Ph.D. Physics (2011)

Austin S. Lyons, M.S. Thesis, ECE (2011)
Balaji Ramasubramanian, M.S. Thesis, ECE (2010)

Andrew Yu, Bachelor's Honors Thesis, EE (2017)
Maryann Tung, Bachelor's Thesis, ECE (2013)
Muneeb Ahmed, Bachelor's Thesis, ECE (2013)
Christopher Neumann, Bachelor's Thesis, ECE (2012)
Yuan Dai, Bachelor's Thesis, ECE (2012)
Sumit Dutta, Bachelor's Thesis, ECE (2011)
Gautam Shine, Bachelor's Thesis, ECE (2011)
Yang Zhao, Bachelor's thesis, ECE (2009)
I-Ru (Tim) Chen, Bachelor's Thesis, ECE (2008)
William Wahby, Bachelor's thesis, ECE (2007)
Undergraduate Researchers:
Linsen Li (2018)
Bozo Vareskic (2017)
Anika Manzo (2016)
Aria Tedjarati (2016)
Erin Antono (2015-16)
Peter Satterthwaite (2015)
Justin Doong (2014-15)
Job Nalyanya (2014)
Tim Anderson (2014)
Yeshar Hadi (2014)
Sungduk Hong (2011-13)
Juan-Pablo Llinas (2012-13)
Jayan Hewaparakrama (2012-13)
Akshay Malik (2011-12)
Alicia Hoag (2011-12)
Xuanyu Zhong (2012)
Eric Kwan (2011)
Chun-Ming Ching (2011)
Jose Matamoros (2011)
Jen-Chieh Liu (2011)
Dominic Ortigara (2010)
Shreya Prakash (2009)
Ryan Pecora (2009)
Aidee San Miguel (2009)
Jerry Lee (2008)
Jaime Valle, Physics (2007)


Future Members

We are always looking for bright, energetic, new group members, who enjoy the sorts of things that we do, but can also bring new skills and new ideas to our group.
  • Post-doc applicants, please send your CV and a short email cover letter to Prof. Pop.
  • Prospective graduate students, please carefully read this FAQ before applying to Stanford EE, MSE, or whichever department fits you best.
  • Undergraduates, if you are already at Stanford, please apply through one of the Stanford REU programs. If you are in the US but not at Stanford, please apply through the SRC or another US-wide program. If you are not in the US, please look for a coordinated program between Stanford and your university.


Visitors

Prof. Matthew Gilbert, Univ. Illinois Urbana-Champaign (2018)
Luis Ruelas, Downtown College Prep, Alum Rock (2017)
Prof. Xinran Wang, Nanjing University (2017)
Prof. Akiko Ueda, University of Tsukuba (2017)
Takaaki Uno, JSR Corp. Japan (2015-17)
Henry Fung, Irvington High School, Fremont (2016)
Prof. Davide Donadio, Max Planck (now UC Davis) (2015)
Massimiliano Bianchi, Politecnico di Milano Como (2012)
Andrea Cappelli, Univ. of Modena (2012)
Marina Timmermans, Aalto University (2011)
Ilaria Imperiale, Univ. of Bologna (2011)
Prof. Daniele Ielmini, Politecnico di Milano (2010)
Prof. Junichiro Shiomi, Univ. of Tokyo (2009)
Thierry Tsafack, Univ. of Bologna (2009-10)


updated Feb 2019